Save Your Seat at Graduation

The Annual Graduation Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 6, 2022, at 6:00 pm at the Tays Center.  Please let us know if you plan to attend the graduation ceremony so we can reserve your seat.  Tickets for guests are not required; bleacher seating will be available.

Graduates-Listening-to-Commencement-Speaker-2018Graduates will be recognized by name, degree, and with all honors.  If you are receiving a certificate and degree, you will be recognized for both at the ceremony.  High School Equivalent recipients are also invited to participate in this event.

If you would like to participate in the NMSU-A Graduation Ceremony as Bachelor or Graduate level student, or as an early petitioner, please contact the Vice President for Student Success, Anne Ricksecker by Email using your MyNMSU email address.

Accommodation requests for you or your guests can be made by contacting Accessibility Services through Email or by phone at 575.439.3721.  Please note that the deadline for accommodation requests is April 27, 2022.

If you have any questions regarding graduation, please contact Alamogordo Campus Student Services or call 575.439.3716 or 575.439.3600.

Graduation Ceremony Information 2022



Regalia Graduation Fair

There will be a Regalia Graduation Fair on March 30 & 31, 2022 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

The Fair will be set up in the Glass House in the Classroom Building Area on campus.  

Caps and Gowns can be purchased on one of these dates.

  • Cap & Gown - $40
  • Souvenir Tassels - $15

Students can also order by phone: 575.527.1522 or online from the Gradzilla website

**Faculty can also place orders at the graduation fair event.  Orders will be delivered in April.

Watch for more details to come.

Public Health Information

The Commencement Ceremony will be held indoors in the Tays Center.  New Mexico State University follows all public health orders from the State of New Mexico.  Graduates and guests should be aware of the most current NMSU NOW Safety Plan before arrival to campus.